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June 9 In the Press

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There are inspirational women everywhere – but who are Northern Ireland’s Top 20 in 2016?

Supporting women in business is not only a good thing to do – it’s the right thing to do. That’s why we have teamed up with Business First Magazine to sponsor a new feature – Northern Ireland’s Top 20 Inspirational Women. Nominations are open until June 24.

This is an opportunity for inspirational women to tell their stories, share experiences, inspire the next generation of creative thinkers, showcase disruptive innovation and celebrate achievements.

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June 2 Newsfeed The Richhill Apple Fayre Year of Food & Drink 2016

Cara Devlin, aged 7, looks really pretty in among the blossoms at Hamilton Loney's apple farm in Richhill ahead of this year's Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre Picture: Cliff Donaldson MGMPR Ltd

Promising season for apple growers as our famous orchards are in full bloom

The Richhill Apple Harvest Fayre will take place again this year on October 29 after two successful fayres which have attracted thousands of people.

We interview Hamilton Loney, chairman of the NI Fruit Growers Association and chairman of the UFU Fruit Committee, during a tour of his orchards. which are alive again with their stunning pink blossoms. Mr Loney says the bloom shows promising signs for this year’s crop for cider producers, apple processers and for fresh market traders.

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May 20 In the Press Year of Food & Drink 2016

Dean Coppard of Uluru Bar and Grill in Armagh will be leading the cooking demonstrations at the NI CountrySports Fair in Scarvagh next week. MGMPR_IMG_9388

Did you hear the one about the Lough Neagh Eel which married the Bramley Apple?

Australian Chef Dean Coppard, from Uluru Bar and Grill, will be leading the cookery demonstrations at this year’s NI CountrySports Fair.

Dean will showcase his authentic cuisine by combining two of Northern Ireland’s finest PGI products at next week’s Fair – the Lough Neagh Eel and the famous Orchard County Bramley Apple. Dean said: “From sourcing new products from the field, sea or loughs this year’s CountrySports Fair will be served up something completely unique.”

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April 12 In the Press

Copyright © Kevin Cooper Photoline NUJ: Brian Campfield, ICTU President, at NIC ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference which took place on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April 2016 in City Hotel Derry. MGMPR

Housing crisis is looming as ICTU warns against privatisation of NIHE portfolio

Northern Ireland is on the verge of a housing crisis if plans continue to transfer more and more Housing Executive stock to the voluntary sector.

Brian Campfield, President of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU), told delegates at the biennial conference that if the Housing Executive sells its portfolio of houses, then people would no longer be able to afford private rents, and, as a result, education and health would also suffer and jobs would be lost.

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April 12 In the Press

Copyright © Kevin Cooper Photoline NUJ: Peter Bunting, ICTU Assistant General Secretary, at NIC ICTU Biennial Delegate Conference which took place on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 April 2016 in City Hotel Derry. MGMPR

Farm groups support motion to stay in EU as ICTU lobby for workers’ interests

Farmers and businesses are being urged to work together – that’s a key message during a debate on Brexit at the ICTU conference today.

Peter Bunting, assistant General Secretary of the ICTU, said if Northern Ireland has a chance of growing its economy its members must vote ‘Yes’ in the EU referendum. Mr Bunting added that It is critical that farmers and the business community work in tandem to ensure members maximise the ‘Yes’ vote. Here’s the full story:

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April 11 In the Press

Michael Brown, the father of murdered Clare Wood (second left) and (from left to right) Michael's partner Elizabeth Betts, Hazel Blears MP, Michelle Livesey of radio station Key 103, and Clare's brother Adam Brown-Wilkinson hand in a petition at 10 Downing Street, in Westminster, London, calling for a law change giving women the right to know if their partner has a history of domestic abuse.

Father of murdered girl backs ICTU motion for the implementation of Clare’s Law

The Irish Congress of Trade Unions Biennial Delegate two day conference in Derry/Londonderry starts tomorrow at Derry City Hotel where a range of motions will be heard.

A motion being put forward on Wednesday is calling for the implementation of Clare’s Law in Northern Ireland. We interviewed Michael Brown, the father of Clare Wood, who was murdered by her ex partner in 2006, to see if he would lend his support to the ICTU motion. Here’s the full story:

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March 22 In the Press

Markethill High School's Putting Pupils First campaign highlights demand for sixth form status. MGMPR

Business community demands pupils are put first with sixth form in Markethill

Markethill High School has been leading the ‘Putting Pupils First’ campaign for almost four years. The school is campaigning for a new build school and a sixth form.

Last week, the school hosted a business breakfast to engage with the business community and update them on the campaign’s progress. The business community continues to stand together with the school in its drive to campaign for pupils so they get the school they deserve. Here’s the story:

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March 15 In the Press

Dean Coppard from Uluru Bar & Grill tells MGMPR how his team of chefs stormed IFEX 2016 at this year's exhibition.

Uluru chefs storm IFEX16 bringing home string of awards to Armagh

IFEX is a premier event which showcases all things food and drink and this year’s Salon Culinaire Competition took place with chefs competing from across the region.

Dean Coppard tells our team how his chefs stormed IFEX bringing home a string of accolades to County Armagh. The Head Chef is delighted his team won Junior Chef of the Year, Junior Seafood Chef of the Year, Junior Culinarian Chef, Senior Lamb Chef and Butcher of the Year competitions at IFEX 2016.

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March 3 In the Press

Teachers at last year's Northern Conference

INTO to launch major lobbying campaign which will dominate 2016 election trail

Ireland’s largest teachers’ union is expected to confirm it will launch a major lobbying campaign on a scale which is unprecedented in Northern Ireland.

Tomorrow begins the annual Northern Congress at Hilton Templepatrick where INTO Northern Secretary, Gerry Murphy, will speak about the scale of the union’s efforts in its bid to place education at the top of politicians’ agendas during the forthcoming election campaign. Read full story here:

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Case Studies (See All)

July 20 Case Study

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MGMPR Ltd team up with Tour of Ulster 2015 organisers to ramp up coverage

The Tour of Ulster cycle race took place in May 2015. Almost 150 cyclists from across the globe gathered to fight for the coveted pink jersey again.

The event was organised by Garry Nugent of BGN Management who worked tirelessly to ensure the race was a huge success. In order to ramp up the coverage, MGMPR Ltd was asked to get on board to ensure the race gained regional and national coverage which we were delighted to have achieved.

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November 10 Case Study

Rt Hon Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Dr Vince Cable MP with our client, Headforwards, who recruited MGMPR to announce global cloud contract

Technology company recruits MGMPR to announce global cloud contract

Job creation, sun, sea and fibre connectivity are words we think about when we think of beautiful Cornwall.

We love the Westcountry so when Headforwards approached MGMPR Ltd to manage the announcement of its new cloud contract with a global telecoms giant we were delighted. We are delighted to assist businesses in the South West build on their profiles and brand awareness using our storytelling skills.

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November 10 Case Study

Emersons, which employs 110 people, was first opened by Henry Alexander Emerson in 1889. It was then passed to his son Newton Emerson then on to his son Henry, right, and is now being run by Henry's son Gavin, left.

Emersons and MGMPR team up for PR therapy as £2million city investment rolls out

Our team at MGMPR Ltd know how to get people talking about brands and we know how to develop that conversation through storytelling.

Emerson’s supermarket in Northern Ireland is a 125-year-old household brand name which is currently investing £2million in the high street. We are delighted to tell the story of the investment which will bring shoppers back into the hub of the market square. Consumer PR matters. Tell Your Story!

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